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Andrew Chung

Founder & Managing Partner at 1955 Capital


Andrew founded 1955 Capital to invest in advanced U.S. technology that can solve the most challenging problems in China & Asia – in energy, food, agriculture, healthcare, education & sustainable infrastructure. 1955 announced $200M in commitments, one of the largest venture firm launches in 2016. Andrew was previously a general partner at Khosla Ventures and helped build the cleantech & healthcare practices at Lightspeed Venture Partners – global venture capital firms that each manage over $4B in commitments. A leading voice on transpacific relations, Andrew has served as advisor and delegate on various U.S.-China trade missions led by Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, Deputy Energy Secretary Liz Sherwood-Randall & California Governor Jerry Brown. He previously worked at Bain Capital and started his career as a successful entrepreneur with UberWorks (acq. by NWKC). Andrew studied Applied Mathematics at Harvard & holds an MBA from Wharton.

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